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Seagram Coolers and Cider sponsors the Tiger-Cats

KITCHENER, ON, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Brick Brewing Co. Limited (TSX: BRB) today announced an exciting new sponsorship between its Seagram brand and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club. The sponsorship grants Seagram pouring rights in the spirit-based cooler and cider category at all concession stands, private boxes and suites where alcohol is sold throughout Tim Hortons Field for the next three years. The agreement also provides Seagram with in-stadium signage and promotional activation during each Tiger-Cats preseason and regular season games. "We couldn't be happier with this arrangement. It will enable us to take the Seagram brand to a whole new level. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats organization is the perfect fit for our family of Seagram all natural, pure spring water coolers and ciders," said Brick Brewing President and CEO George Croft. "It really allows us to take Hamilton Tiger-Cats football to our drinkers and provide an experience with our brands."

Tiger-Cats Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer Matt Afinec commented, "We are proud to partner with a great Canadian brand like Seagram Coolers and Ciders, who will play a key role in delivering the first-class fan experience at Tim Hortons Field beginning next season."

The sponsorship agreement is the first major sponsorship of this kind for Seagram coolers and cider which is expected to be cross-promoted through Seagram packaging, promotion, merchandising and advertising.

About Brick Brewing

Brick is Ontario's largest Canadian-owned and Canadian-based publicly held brewery. The Company is a regional brewer of award-winning premium quality and value beers and is officially certified under British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards for Food Safety, one of the highest and most internationally recognized standards for safe food production. Founded in 1984, Brick Brewing Co. was the first craft brewery to start up in Ontario, and is credited with pioneering the present day craft brewing renaissance in Canada. Brick has complemented its Waterloo brand premium craft beers with other popular brands such as Laker, Red Baron, Red Cap and Formosa Springs Draft.  In March 2011, Brick purchased the Canadian rights to the Seagram Coolers and now produces, sells, markets and distributes Seagram Coolers across Canada.  Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB. Visit us at www.brickbeer.com.

About the Hamilton Tiger-Cats

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 145-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships.  For more information log onto www.ticats.ca.

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SOURCE Brick Brewing Co. Limited

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